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Glasgow in Barren County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Christmas Mishap

 
 
Christmas Mishap Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 23, 2012
1. Christmas Mishap Marker
Inscription. On Dec. 24, 1862, main body of Morgan's Raiders made camp south of here. Capt. Quirk and scouts entered town although USA troops patrolled area. CSA scouts wished to celebrate Christmas Eve, and dismounted at tavern. A patrol of 2nd Mich. Cavalry, USA, rode up with same desire. After skirmish, with slight losses, both parties stampeded without a celebration.
 
Erected 1962 by Kentucky Historical Society / Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 544.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 59.745′ N, 85° 54.781′ W. Marker is in Glasgow, Kentucky, in Barren County. Marker is on Race Street (West Public Square) (Business U.S. 68) north of Washington Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glasgow KY 42141, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Congressional Medal of Honour / Barren County CSA Medalists (here, next to this marker); Morgan in Glasgow (a few steps from this marker); Headquarters Troop, 123rd Cavalry (a few steps from this marker); Barren County Purple Heart Memorial
Christmas Mishap Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 23, 2012
2. Christmas Mishap Marker
Marker is in the middle in this view.
(a few steps from this marker); Nettie B.C. Depp (a few steps from this marker); Willa Brown Chappell (within shouting distance of this marker); Barren County Korean Conflict Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Barren County's Medal of Honor Winners (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glasgow.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2014, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 358 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 16, 2014, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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